YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South

organization overview

The YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South has been living our mission of putting Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all in our community since 1855. Though our work has changed some through the years, we have always understood that all children, youth, teens, adults and families need continuous supportive relationships and environments to be successful in their pursuit of health and well-being in spirit, mind and body.

You’ll Love Working For The Y If You: 

-Want to make a difference in your community

-Are a skilled problem solver who loves to face new challenges

-Enjoy engaging with people and being part of a team

-Are looking for a long-term career opportunity 

Year Founded  |  1855

Industry  |  Non-Profit - Health/Wellness - Child Care

# of Employees  |  800+

Our Reach
-9 YMCA facility locations serving 61,000+ Members in 2020
-8,100+ Children served through Before/After School in 2020
-3 Million meals served to children in 2020
-1,200+ Children Enrolled in Summer Camp 2021

how we work


Learn. We value the strength in our teams as we continue to learn and develop programming that meets the needs of our community.


Grow. At the Y, we empower our teams to be part of the change in our communities. Team members are encouraged to push themselves outside their comfort zones to form new solutions and take on new challenges. 


Thrive. In order to grow together, we must believe in our mission and purpose to make sure the future leaders have a space to thrive!

Our people

lizzie kelly

Vice President, Healthy Living

Khalilah Hudson

Director of Recruiting - Human Resource
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